The budding scientists of Brooklyn have a great option to learn something new and have some fun with after-school programs, parties and camps with one of the best science educators in the borough, Carmelo the Science Fellow.
Carmelo Piazza, the Science Fellow, has been combining learning and laughter for young Brooklynites for nearly two decades. He taught at P.S. 261 for 16 years, and realized that a science education with some time-tested humor mixed in can motivate students to learn other subjects. According to Carmelo, he hosts up to 10,000 kids a year at his events. (more…)
Boost the arts in Brooklyn and find some affordable art for your own walls or a friend’s at the Brooklyn Arts Council’s annual art sale and holiday party in Dumbo. There will be snacks, cocktails, and the opportunity to purchase paintings, photographs, drawings, prints, and mixed-media works from Brooklyn artists for $350.
All the art is donated, and sales will benefit the Brooklyn Arts Council’s efforts to support local artists. The nonprofit celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. (more…)
Think you’re the next Spike Lee or John Singleton? Here’s your chance–BRIC is having an open call.
“We’re asking filmmakers of color to create an episode of a sci-fi series that depicts Brooklyn between the present day and the year 3000,” says Kecia Elan Cole, BRIC TV senior producer, about the serial series called BK3K. (more…)
Photo by Sunny Jhooty Photography via Brooklyn Greenway Initiative
On Saturday, August 27, hundreds of cyclists will ride en masse along 7.5 miles of the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway at the inaugural Brooklyn Bike Rave, a glowtastic night ride with lights and music.
Brooklyn Bike Rave, hosted by Brooklyn Greenway Initiative, is New York’s first event of its kind and allows the participant to become an integrated part of the experience by bringing their own creativity and lighting up their bikes, dressing up and playing music from a synchronized playlist, while experiencing the energy of nocturnal Brooklyn at its best. (more…)